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System Properties Comparison Cassandra vs. Drizzle vs. Memgraph vs. Riak TS vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameCassandra  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionWide-column store based on ideas of BigTable and DynamoDB infoOptimized for write accessMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.A hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score120.95
Rank#11  Overall
#1  Wide column stores
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#249  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score52.77
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitecassandra.apache.orgmemgraph.comriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationcassandra.apache.org/­doc/­latestdocs.memgraph.comhelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top level project, originally developped by FacebookDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerMemgraph LtdBasho TechnologiesSAP, Sybase
Initial release20082008201720151987
Current release3.11.6, February 20207.2.4, September 201216.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLcommercial infoFree license availableOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nononono
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly equality queries, not always the best performing solutionyesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like SELECT, DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes infowith proprietary extensionsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
JDBCBolt protocol
Cypher query language
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and ErlangJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Multi-Master replication using RAFTselectable replication factorMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes inforelationships in graphsno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPUsers, roles and permissionsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsApache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures 100% availability . Operational simplicity for...
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Key customersApple, Netflix, Uber, ING,, Intuit,Fidelity, NY Times, Outbrain, BazaarVoice, Best...
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Market metricsCassandra is used by 40% of the Fortune 100.
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license  Pricing for commercial distributions provided by DataStax and available...
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